Annual Meeting

Date(s) - 11/05/2021
9:00 am CDT - 2:00 pm CDT

Niceville Community Center

Recording Now Available

The Annual Meeting of the PLAN membership is scheduled for November 5, 2021. Due to the lingering pandemic, we will host the meeting both in person at the Niceville Community Center and virtually via Zoom.  Below is the agenda:

9 AM CT / 10 AM ET
 PLAN Staff Reports

10 AM CT / 11 AM ET
 Business Meeting

10:30 AM CT / 11:30 AM ET

11:00 AM CT / 12:00 AM ET
 Panel Discussion
Title:  Envision the Future: What will your library look like 3-5 years from now?
Description:  A panel of four library directors from the Florida Panhandle will discuss what the near future may hold for our libraries. Topics such as evolving service models, library spaces, library programming, digital resources, staffing, and more will be discussed. Attendees, both on-site and virtual, are encouraged to ask questions and share your thoughts with the panel. Our panelists are:

  • Robin Shader, Director, Northwest Regional Library System
  • Wen Livingston, Director, Destin Library
  • LisaMarie Bartusik, District Department Head of Libraries, Pensacola State College
  • Faye Watkins, Dean of University Libraries, Florida A&M University

12:00 PM CT / 1:00 PM ET

1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET
 Round table discussions

2:00 PM CT / 3:00 PM ET

If you will attend the meeting in person, please register below. If you register to attend in person but later find that you will not be able to attend after all, please let us know. The in-person registration deadline is by the end of the day on November 2, 2021. A continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

If you will attend the meeting via Zoom, please register here. The virtual portion of the meeting will be from 9 AM CT / 10 AM ET to 12 Noon CT / 1 PM ET. The round table discussions will not be available virtually.

Registration is closed for this event.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.